Keywords: apostrophe

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A symbol written before or after an 's' at the end of a word to indicate that what follows belongs to or relates to the word, as in 'the cat's whiskers'. English = apostrophe.
2. A mark written to indicate that one or more letters have been omitted from a word, as in 'can't and 'he'll'. English = apostrophe.